The show where Antiochians share their knowledge, tell their stories, and come together to win victories for humanity.
Subscribe to the Seed Field Podcast in your favorite podcast player or listen here to hear the most important, informative, and inspiring stories from members of the Antioch community. The award-winning Seed Field Podcast is hosted by University Storyteller Jasper Nighthawk and edited by Lauren Instenes.
- S4E6: Alum Panel: The Intersection of Activism and Career￼
- S4E5: Affirming LGBTQIA+ Youth is Imperative—And Sometimes a Challenge
- S4E4: Health Psychology Fosters Wellness for the Body and Mind
- S4E3: Understanding and Treating Addiction on a Societal and Individual Level
- S4E2: Using Somatic Therapy to Understand the Trauma in Our Bodies
- S4E1: Antioch and Otterbein Leaders Discuss First of its Kind National University System
Meet the Team
Jasper Nighthawk ’19 (Antioch Los Angeles, MFA) is the host of the Seed Field Podcast. He serves as Antioch’s University Storyteller, where he co-edits Common Thread and the Antioch Alumni Magazine. He lives in Los Angeles and on the Mendocino Coast with his partner, child, and cat. Find his writing at jaspernighthawk.com.
Johanna Case is the editor of the Seed Field Podcast and also works as a videographer for Antioch. She is a filmmaker, editor, audio engineer, and producer. She got her MA in Media Studies and Documentary Film from The New School. She lives in Los Angeles with her partner, where she is a freelance video producer and editor. She enjoys woodworking, cooking, and devouring audiobooks and podcasts. You can find her most recent work at www.johannaparty.party
Dr. Gina Pasquale (S2E7, S4E5) received her doctorate from Antioch University New England in 2007. She completed her predoctoral and postdoctoral work at Riverbend Community Mental Health in Concord, NH, where she served children and families. Her training included specialization in Infant Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorders. She continues to work with those populations as well as with older children, adolescents, couples, families, and adults.
Jamila Gaskins ’18 (Antioch Los Angeles, Urban Sustainability MA) (S4E4) is a Marketing Account Manager at Antioch. As a storyteller, researcher, and strategist, she believes a world of care and well-being is possible but that we must imagine it and choose it, then be intentional in how we develop our organizations and build relationships. Her work centers on facilitating transformation and inclusion within environmental, social, and economic justice using a human rights, cultural humility, and ecosystems thinking framework. The focus is on three areas: people, principles, and practice. She utilizes a platform of relationship building and interconnectedness to advance learning and healing and to celebrate and build community and better organizations.
Lauren Instenes (S1E7, S3E7) completed her MA in oral history from Columbia University and is a passionate storyteller who uses digital media to amplify voices and stories that often go unheard. You can find her most recent work at midwestqueerspaces.com.
Mair Allen (S2E5) is an Antioch University Master of Fine Art in Creative Writing candidate in Poetry at Antioch University, Los Angeles, and a writer for Common Thread, Antioch University’s News site. They live in a little house, with a big cat, in Minneapolis, MN.
Y. “Falami” Devoe, PhD ’20 (GSLC, PhD in Leadership and Change) (S1E11) is a Womanist scholar-activist, PhotoArtist, and poet with interdisciplinary interests at the intersections of race, class, gender, identity, sexuality, ethnography, and pedagogy. Dr. Falami’s work documents Black women’s experiences of resilience, resistance, agency, and affirmation. She is passionate about the voices of Black women and how critical these voices are in creating new narratives and sustainable practices of healing, liberation, and well-being. She is currently a faculty member of the Individualized Master of Arts (IMA) program at Antioch University and hosts …And The Conversation Continues, a podcast highlighting important conversations happening in the IMA program.
Simon Javan Okelo (S1E1, S1E3, S1E4) is a father, media creator, DJ, musician, producer, logistician, and entrepreneur with roots in Kenya, who uses digital media and real-life events to promote and celebrate a fresh narrative about the African and African American experience both locally and globally.